Not as famous as Sapa, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city…on the Vietnam tourist map, Thanh Hoa still owns so many attractive landscapes that are suitable for short Vietnam motorbike tours from Hanoi.
Must see destinations in Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam
Cam Luong Fish Stream
About 80km from Thanh Hoa city, Cam Luong Fish Stream or the stream of the Holy fish is located at the foot of Truong Sinh mountain in Luong Ngoc village, Cam Luong commune, Cam Thuy district, Thanh Hoa province. Surrounded by steep limestone mountains, Cam Luong Fish Stream is only a little bit more than 100m in length and 3 to 4m in width. There are thousands of fish which is 2 to 8kg, some even 30kg with very strange and multi-color shapes.
In the dry season, the stream is only 20 to 40 cm in depth, the water is very clear and you can ride Vietnam motorcycle tours to this stream to caress the fish. Although fish is dense here, the stream water is not fishy at all. The local people take the stream water for cooking, bathing and washing. This place attracts thousands of visitors every year.
Citadel of the Hồ Dynasty
Citadel of the Hồ Dynasty (also called as Tay Do citadel, An Ton citadel, Tay Kinh citadel or Tay Giang citadel) was the capital of Dai Ngu(official name of the country under the Ho Dynasty) in Thanh Hoa province. This is a permanent building with unique architecture of large rocks in Vietnam, and is one of the very few remaining stone fortification in the world. Citadel of the Hồ Dynasty is considered as the most famous place you should visit when doing your Vietnam motorbike trip to Thanh Hoa.
Pu Luong natural reserve
Lying at the Northwest of Thanh Hoa province, Pu Luong natural reserve is located in Quan Hoa district and Ba Thuoc district.
Pu Luong natural reserve has stunning natural landscapes, diverse flora and fauna; therefore, it is an attractive destination for those who love exploring nature through motorbike tours in Vietnam
To those who love adventure, climbing to conquer Pu Luong peak is an unforgettable memory. The highest peak is 1,700m above the sea level, the challenge and difficulty you have to face during 5 hours climbing will be forgotten when you see the majestic beauty of Pu Luong valley from above. The most famous features of Pu Luong is “rice” and “village”. Best time to visit Pu Luong is in the harvest season in June and October.
So your Vietnam motorbike tour to Pu Luong is 3 in 1.
Sam Son beach belongs to Sam Son commune, Thanh Hoa province. Sam Son has been one of the most famous tourist areas in Vietnam since the early of 20th century. Sam Son beach stretches for more than 6km form Lach Hoi to the foot of Truong Le mountain. Sloping sandy beaches, soft waves, blue water and moderate concentration of salt is very suitable for bathing. In addition to beautiful beaches, nature also endowed Sam Son with many famous landscapes.
Need a rest during your motorcycle tour in Vietnam, please ride straight to Sam Son for swimming and sun bathing.
Known as the most beautiful waterfall in Thanh Hoa, May waterfall is located in Thach Lam commune, Thach Thanh district. Although the waterfall is just a new discovery, just the name and the grandeur of this waterfall are enough to make all visitors want to come to visit the waterfall at least once in their life especially when Thanh Hoa is a stop in their Vietnam motorbike rides.
True to its name, May waterfall has many layers that make the 400m waterfall look like terraced fields. The special feature here is that the waterfall is not slippery, so tourists can be easy to discover the waterfall. Best time to visit this waterfall is in August.
Besides, tourists can extend their wonderful Vietnam motorbike tours by visiting Hai Tien sea beach, Ben En national park and Kho Muong valley.
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